Pride Fighter (15min)
WINNER! BEST PERFORMANCE – DAVID SICILIANO
When a young Mixed Martial Arts fighter comes out as gay, he is rejected by his masculine fighting partners right before his first big fight.
Bearded Ladies (Canada) (29min)
Documentary about ’omnisexual’ photographer, Rosamond Norbury, who explores gender and identity with a playful wink and a nod.
Trade Queens (Germany) (7min)
Day by day, Mr. Jonas and Mr. Schmidt make their way from door to door across the country, selling pots to the general public. After work, both go their own way: Mr. Jonas spends his evenings in solitude, contemplating in a cheap hotel room, before going to a bar to have a few glasses of whiskey. Mr. Schmidt whereas, transforms himself into a glamorous drag queen and dives into the night–life. On one of those evenings, both meet at the same shabby bar on the outskirts of a town, where things start to get a little out of hand.
Two Soft Things, Two Hard Things (Canada) (71min)
WINNER! BEST DOCUMENTARY
As a small group in Nunavut, Canada prepare for a seminal LGBTQ Pride celebration in the Arctic, the film explores how colonization and religion have shamed and erased traditional Inuit beliefs about sexuality and family structure and how, 60 years later, a new generation of Inuit are actively ’unshaming’ their past.